ANDERSON — Jay A. Heineman, 60, of Anderson, passed away Dec. 21, 2013, at Community Hospital after a sudden illness.
He was born Aug. 12, 1953, the son of George and Nancy Jo (Leasure) Heineman, in Anderson, and had lived in the Anderson and Edgewood area since 1983. He was a graduate of Yorktown High School and Ball State University.
Jay was president of Mahoney Heineman & Co. PC in Anderson and Pendleton.
He was a member of St. Ambrose Catholic Church and served as treasurer for Knights of Columbus Council 563 where he was also a 4th Degree Knight. He was chaplain of Elks Lodge 209 where he was awarded Elk of The Year. At one time he had served on the Board of Directors for the YMCA, Hopewell Center and Edgewood Country Club.
He also served in the U.S. Air Force for seven years.
He is survived by his wife of 41 years, Mary Ann Heineman of Anderson; daughter, Emily (husband, Greg) Reed of Frisco, Texas; son, Matthew (wife, Michelle) Heineman of Pendleton; six grandchildren, Colin Reed, Peyton Reed, Carson Reed, Meghan Reed, Madelyn Heineman and Alex Heineman; brother, Kip (wife, Claire) Heineman of Yorktown; brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Tim and Jamie Worley of Blacksburg, Va.; nieces and nephews, Mike Worley, Polly Needler, Jill Savage, Hilary Hicks, Nicholas Worley, Benjamin Worley and Lauren Eison; several aunts, uncles and cousins. Also surviving are his two beloved dog children, “Lucie” and “Levi”.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Bob and Nancy Jo Heineman; father-in-law and mother-in-law, Ray and Martha Worley; brother-in-law, Dale Worley.
Services will be 6 p.m. Thursday at Brown-Butz-Diedring Funeral Service & Crematory with Monsignor Robert Sell officiating. Burial will be at a later date.
Visitation will be 2 to 6 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Hopewell Center or Humane Society of Madison County.
Post online condolences at www.brownbutzdiedring.com or www.heraldbulletin.com.